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This page is for workshop contributors to add information about any apps, websites, or community groups they know of which are designed to support mothers- particularly in relation to transition back to work.
- BabyCentre Pregnancy Tracker– app for expecting mums will guide you through your pregnancy week by week and day by day.
- Baby Buddy– designed to help you look after your baby’s mental and physical health, as well as your own, and give your baby the best start in life (NHS).
- Baby Connect– ‘Track daily information about children: feeding, diapers, sleep, mood, activities, medicines, photos, and more’.
- BabySparks– ‘an innovative program that supports early development through meaningful play’.
- Bounty– ‘The ultimate pregnancy, birth and baby app’.
- Cozi Family Organiser– family organiser to coordinate schedules.
- FeedFinder– ‘find highly reviewed, suitable breastfeeding locations so you will always know the most breastfeeding friendly places in town!’
- MummySocial – ‘find an instant support network ready and willing to share help, advice and a shoulder if you need it’.
- NCT Babychange– find the nearest baby change facilities.
- Peanut– ‘shows you likeminded mamas near you, and makes it easy to meet’.
- The Wonder Weeks– ‘this app will keep you informed about the (mental) leaps and bounds of your baby’.
- Birthing4Blokes– ‘Birthing4Blokes supports you to be the very best that you can be on the day that she gives birth to your baby’.
- Channel Mum- YouTube channel
- Emily Norris- YouTube channel
- Emma’s Diary– ‘supporting every mum-to-be and new mum through her amazing experience of pregnancy, birth and early motherhood’.
- family lives– website for support & parents forum.
- Fathers Reaching Out– articles, training, workshops.
- Guilty Mother– blog about being a mum, working, and feelings of guilt.
- iFeed– to provide tailored information and advice for mothers and their partners to help them make informed and confident decisions about infant feeding.
- Mamacademic– Online peer support for mothers pursuing an academic career.
- Maternity Action– ‘the UK’s leading charity committed to ending inequality and improving the health and well-being of pregnant women, partners and young children’.
- Not So Mumsy– ‘an inspirational and interactive destination for the modern mama’.
- PND and me– ‘I spend my time raising awareness and supporting those affected by Perinatal Mental Illness via this blog and the two twitter peer support networks detailed below’.
- Positive Birth Movement– ‘a global network of free to attend antenatal groups, linked up by social media. We connect pregnant women together to share stories, expertise and positivity about childbirth’.
- She’s Back -Facebook group; training; book- ‘supporting women in the workplace’.
- The Early Hour– ‘a digital parenting platform, with articles and interviews published at 5am (for people who are up early) and a social media network that reaches over 100,000 parents a month’.
- The Unmumsy Mum– blog.
- The Working Parent– ‘advice and support for the working parent’.
- What to Expect– ‘the world’s best-known, most trusted pregnancy and parenting brand, helping every parent know what to expect, every step of the way’.
- Mums Meet Up– connects mums locally and across the UK, enabling them to find mums like themselves in their area and playmates for their children.
- Mush– ‘helping mums everywhere to instantly become part of their local mum community’.
- National Childbirth Trust (NCT)- ‘the UK’s leading charity for parents, for your First 1,000 Days – right through your pregnancy, birth and beyond’ (web presence & classes).